Train with Leela
“Indian classical art is … a gateway to deep knowledge. Stepping through that gateway requires commitment, discipline, and time.”
– Pandit Chitresh Das
At Leela, students receive classical training in the unique and dynamic style of kathak developed by internationally renowned kathak master and guru, Pandit Chitresh Das. Artistic Directors Seibi Lee, Rachna Nivas and Rukhmani Mehta are dedicated to passing on the knowledge and training they received from their guru with care and integrity. Leela’s educational programs emphasize technique development, comprehensive study of music, movement, rhythm, history and culture, and artistic excellence. Pre-professional and professional training programs as well as open classes are available for children, youth and adults of all ages and backgrounds our studios in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York and Denver. To learn more click on one of the city links below.